Istanbul (Not Constantinople) - Various - WEA New Releases No55 (Cassette)

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  1. Arrowsmith, by Kurt Busiek and Carlos Pacheco, has the alternate earth version, with Divided States of America and a war between Prussia and Galia. The dragons were cute, though.; Batman: Gotham City, since Gotham is an old name for New imalnersiolongpertakanotgeveher.coinfo was a 19th-century book which, playing on American jealousy of European cities which liked to boast about their hundreds of years of history, was a.
  2. Istanbul was Constantinople Now it's Istanbul, not Constantinople Been a long time gone, Constantinople Now it's Turkish delight on a moonlit night Every gal in Constantinople Lives in Istanbul, not Constantinople So if you've a date in Constantinople She'll be waiting in Istanbul Even old New York was once New Amsterdam Why they changed it I.
  3. A rework of Istanbul (Not Constantinople) - which was popular in several incarnations before - and the quirky original Particle Man, both paired with bizarre animated videos (that appeared on MTV's late night cartoon show Liquid Television) brought the sometimes-irreverent yet always offbeat world of John and John to the mainstream's eye/5().
  4. Apr 14,  · They Might Be Giants ‎– Istanbul (Not Constantinople) Label: Elektra ‎– 9 , Elektra ℗© Elektra Entertainment for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States. All Versions of this Release New Submission.
  5. May 25,  · "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)" is a swing-style song, with lyrics by Jimmy Kennedy and music by Nat Simon. The lyrics comically refer to the official renaming of the city of Constantinople to Istanbul. It also references other renamed cities, specifically the renaming of New York City from New Amsterdam.
  6. The song Istanbul (Not Constantinople) was written by Nat Simon and Jimmy Kennedy and was first recorded and released by The Four Lads in It was covered by Tony Romano [IT], Claudia Schill, Helmut Sanftenschneider und Showband, Onésime Grosbois et son piano d'occasion, André Verchuren et son ensemble and other artists.
  7. Whenever there's a fantastic Earth, or a world like our own yet very different, it's a safe bet that the author has messed with the names. Renaming things and places after what they could have been called is a very effective way to bring a touch of the exotic into the mundane, be it in The Time of Myths (Hyperborea for Greenland, Avalon for England), After the End (Amazon Desert, Empire of.
  8. Nov 01,  · Naturally, the nicknames reflected the city's various attributes from its wealth to its location. Eventually, one name began to stick - Istanbul. The irony of it all is that "istanbul" really isn't a name, either and the use of this particular term for the city in regular Turkish speech dates back to at least the 10th century.
  9. Jun 26,  · Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and is among the 15 largest urban areas in the world. It is located on the Bosporus Strait and covers the entire area of the Golden Horn, a natural harbor. Because of its size, Istanbul extends into both Europe and Asia. The city is the world’s only metropolis to be on more than one continent.

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